Helping Organizations

Build Trust With Their Communities

Naomi Hunter Communications helps school districts, government agencies, and non-profit organizations accomplish their goals by building, strengthening and maintaining relationships of trust with the public.  

How We Can Help 

To gain and maintain support for your organization’s mission, you must listen and respond to the public with effective communication. Without your community’s trust, it will be impossible to achieve your goals. And communication that is attuned to your community is essential to building that trust. Most organizations strive to communicate clearly and transparently, but they don’t always have the expertise or capacity to do so. 

We can help you develop a communications strategy, a step-by-step plan to achieve your communication goals, and provide you with the resources to implement it, whether you are seeking to increase overall support for your organization, address a specific problem, or launch a new project, initiative or product.

Our Philosophy

No one likes being talked at, and everyone wants to be heard. Organizations lose trust when they don’t listen to their audiences. Failure to listen results in tone-deaf communication, or no communication at all. We can help you devise a strategy and plan for gathering the feedback you need to craft sensitive communication that helps you meet your goals.

LISTENING

SHARING

Sharing information is the most basic aspect of communication. You must decide how to best reach your audiences. We can help assess and improve your communications infrastructure and increase your transparency with the public so that you may share clear, plainly written information that increases understanding of your products and services.   

PERSUADING

Persuasion is at the heart of effective communication. And you must have the trust of your audience to be believed. Whether you are educating the public about an important issue, building support for a decision, or raising funds for a cause, we can help you craft effective messages that will help you achieve your goals.

REACTING

All organizations occasionally must react to events and developments that are out of their control. What you say in those critical moments after negative news or perceptions about your organization become public can affect your reputation—positive or negative—for long afterward. We can help you communicate in a crisis.

Our Services

We provide a wide range of services designed to help you build trust with your community.
  • Messaging
  • Problem Solving
  • Community Engagement
  • Media Relations
  • Situational Response
  • Crisis Management
  • Financial Communications
  • Coaching and Mentoring Staff 

About Naomi

Naomi Hunter is an accredited public relations professional (APR) with 25+ years of experience in strategic communication and public relations in the public, private and non-profit sectors.  She served as Director of Communications for the Redwood City School District (RCSD) for more than 10 years before launching Naomi Hunter Communications in 2017.  

 

Naomi served as President of Public Relations Society of America, San Francisco Chapter (PRSA-SF) in 2014 and currently serves on the Board of the California School Public Relations Association (CalSPRA). 

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We would love to hear from you! 

We offer a free, 1-hour consultation about your organization's communication needs. 

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